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Worker productivity

In Burwood Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the highest productivity by industry, generating $474,677 per worker in 2019/20.

Worker productivity by industry is calculated by dividing the industry value add by the number of persons employed in that industry. It shows which industries generate the most value add per employee. Some industry sectors, such as retail trade, are not highly productive per worker, but they employ a lot of people. Other industries, such as mining, employ fewer people but generate high levels of productivity. Each plays an important role in the economy.

Worker productivity data should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total)and Employment by industry (FTE), to see the relative size of employment in each industry, and with Local workers income to see how many local workers are actually each in each industry, and with Sources of income data to see whether employment is the main way income is derived.

Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section. National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Productivity per worker (annual) by industry
Burwood Council area - Constant prices2019/202014/15Change
Industry$New South Wales$$New South Wales$ 2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing474,67792,875431,535130,791+43,142
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services173,646297,448228,638318,012-54,992
Wholesale Trade150,962169,276156,115155,468-5,153
Retail Trade66,83964,33871,27965,001-4,440
Accommodation and Food Services52,33250,58558,90255,481-6,570
Transport, Postal and Warehousing137,744139,053184,639155,543-46,895
Information Media and Telecommunications184,760207,536158,765176,216+25,994
Financial and Insurance Services400,017348,738387,482357,544+12,534
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services376,975338,226337,215293,864+39,760
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services125,113135,890124,599135,490+514
Administrative and Support Services151,352180,689164,216167,789-12,864
Public Administration and Safety102,369120,78690,196116,493+12,173
Education and Training102,27194,66095,85187,196+6,421
Health Care and Social Assistance81,42178,88776,29172,413+5,130
Arts and Recreation Services64,37571,34658,31472,083+6,061
Other Services74,30166,97877,02470,770-2,724
Total worker productivity117,143128,192122,976128,594-5,832

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id informed decisions. Data are based on a 2018-19 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in Burwood Council area in 2019/20 shows the three highest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($474,677)
  • Financial and Insurance Services ($400,017)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services ($376,975)

In comparison, the same 3 industries in New South Wales were for $92,875 in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; $348,738 in Financial and Insurance Services and $338,226 in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of Burwood Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A higher worker productivity in Construction ($156,845 compared to $116,848)
  • A higher worker productivity in Financial and Insurance Services ($400,017 compared to $348,738)
  • A lower worker productivity in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services ($173,646 compared to $297,448)
  • A higher worker productivity in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($474,677 compared to $92,875)

Emerging groups

The total worker productivity by industry in Burwood Council area decreased by -5,832 between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in worker productivity by industries between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Burwood Council area were for those employed in:

  • Mining (-$81,168)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-$54,992)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-$46,895)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$43,142)

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